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Marlene Jean Sovinski

March 2, 1934 - May 23, 2021

Marlene Jean Sovinski, 87, of West Palm Beach, FL, formerly of Wheeling, WV, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2021.

She was born March 2, 1934, a daughter of the late Joseph A. and Jean Ann (Kowalski) Bellia. Marlene was a devout Catholic and member of St. Michael Catholic Church until she moved to Florida and a graduate of Saint Joseph Academy in Wheeling. After moving to Palm Beach, FL, she had a successful career as a Real Estate Broker.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her daughter, Sharon M. Sovinski and a brother, Joseph A. Bellia Jr.

Marlene is survived by her three daughters, Ronna (Tom) Waggaman of Silver Spring, MD, Kimberly Sovinski (Gene Pandula) of West Palm Beach, FL and Linda Wakim of Pittsburgh, PA; her ex-husband, Ronald A. Sovinski of Pittsburgh; three grandchildren, Paul (Shannon) Wakim of Boulder, CO, Matthew Wakim of Pittsburgh and Schuyler Pandula of Lake Worth, FL; one brother, Joe (Susan) Koval of Charleston, SC; sister-in-law, Kay Bellia of Pittsburgh; brother-in-law, Gerald Sovinski and many nieces, nephews, cousins and loving friends.

Memorial services will be held in honor of both Marlene and her late daughter, Sharon Sovinski, who passed away in February of 2021.

Family and friends will be received for a memorial gathering, Thursday, June 3, 2021, from 3 – 7:30 pm, at Altmeyer Funeral Homes, 1400 Eoff St. Memorial mass will be held Friday, June 4 at 10:30 am at St. Michael Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County. Marlene was a contributor to this organization and her daughter Kimberly has worked at BGCPBC for over 6 years.  Donations can be made on line:  or checks can be sent to 800 Northpoint Parkway suite 204, West Palm Beach, Florida 33407

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, June 3, 2021

Time: 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

Service Information

Date: Friday, June 4, 2021

Time: 10:30 am


St. Michael Catholic Church

Wheeling, WV 26003

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